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[texts]A suggestive inquiry into the hermetic mystery : with a dissertation on the more celebrated of the alchemical philosophers : being an attempt towards the recovery of the ancient experiment of nature - Atwood, Mary Anne, 1817-1910
Published anonymously. Author's name appears in later ed., published: London : W. Tait, 1918
Keywords: Alchemy; Occultism
Downloads: 2,366
[texts]A true & faithful relation of what passed for many yeers between Dr. John Dee ... and some spirits : tending (had it succeeded) to a general alteration of most states and kingdomes in the world : his private conferences with Rodolphe Emperor of Germany, Stephen K. of Poland, and divers other princes about it : the particulars of his cause, as it was agitated in the Emperors court, by the Pope's intervention : his banishment and restoration in part : as also the letters of sundry great men and princes (some whereof were present at some of these conferences and apparitions of spirits) to the said D. Dee : out of the original copy, written with Dr. Dees own hand, kept in the library of Sir Tho. Cotton ... : with a preface confirming the reality (as to the point of spirits) of this relation, and shewing the several good uses that a sober Christian may make of all - Dee, John, 1527-1608
The initials E. K., which appear throughout the text, stand for Edward Kelly, Dee's associate
Keywords: Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612; Stefan Batory, King of Poland, 1533-1586; Spiritualism; Parapsychology
Downloads: 2,536
[texts]The hermetic and alchemical writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, of Hohenheim, called Paracelsus the Great : now for the first time faithfully translated into English ; edited, with a biographical preface, elucidatory notes, a copious Hermetic vocabulary, and index, by Arthur Edward Waite - Paracelsus, 1493-1541
Library has v.1
Keywords: Occultism; Alchemy; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Downloads: 1,961
[texts]Utriusque cosmi maioris scilicet et minoris metaphysica, physica atqve technica historia : in duo volumina secundum cosmi differentiam diuisa (Volume 1) - Fludd, Robert, 1574-1637
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De technic...
Keywords: Cosmology; Arithmetic; Geometry; Music theory; Drawing; Military art and science; Astrology; Geomancy; Pyramids; Rosicrucians; Mnemonics
Downloads: 1,347
[texts]Theatrvm chemicvm britannicum : containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language - Ashmole, Elias, 1617-1692
No more published
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 1,176
[texts]Polygraphice, or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, vernishing, japaning, gilding, &c. : in two volumes ... - Salmon, William, 1644-1713
Pages 225-300 lacking in pagination
Keywords: Art; Portrait painting; Medicine; Palmistry; Alchemy
Downloads: 1,521
[texts]Avrevm vellvs, oder, Guldin Schatz und Kunst-Kammer : darinnen der aller fürnemisten, fürtreffenlichsten, ausserlesenesten, herrlichisten und bewehrtesten Auctorum Schrifften und Bücher, aufs dem gar uralten Schatz der uberblibnen, verborgnen, hinderhaltenen Reliquien und Monumenten der Aegyptiorum, Arabum, Chaldaeorum & Assyriorum Königen und Weysen - Trismosin, Salomon
Includes works by Trismosin, Paracelsus, Korndorffer and numerous other authors, gathered into 5 Tractatus. Those after the 1st have separate t.p.'s
Keywords: Paracelsus, 1493-1541; Alchemy; Chemistry
Downloads: 807
[texts]Theomagia, or, The temple of wisdome : in three parts, spiritual, celestial, and elemental : containing the occult powers of the angels of astromancy in the telesmatical sculpture of the Persians and AEgyptians : the mysterious vertues of the characters of the stars with the genii, idea's and figures of geomancy ... : the knowledge of the Rosie Crucian physick, and the miraculous secrets in nature ... - Heydon, John, b. 1629
Imprint varies. Vol. 2: London : Printed for Henry Brome, 1663. Vol. 3: London : Printed by J.C. for R. Broom, at the signe of the Gun in Ivy-Lane, 1663
Keywords: Occultism; Rosicrucians; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Downloads: 2,338
[texts]Basil Valentine his triumphant chariot of antimony : with annotations of Theodore Kirkringius, M.D. : with, The true book of the learned Synesius, a Greek abbot, taken out of the Emperour's library, concerning the philosopher's stone - Basilius Valentinus
Includes 4 engraved plates depicting alchemical apparatus
Keywords: Antimony; Antimony; Alchemy
Downloads: 937
[texts]Mosaicall philosophy : grounded upon the essentiall truth or eternal sapience - Fludd, Robert, 1574-1637
Section 2 has special t.p
Keywords: Biblical cosmology; Cosmology; Occultism
Downloads: 1,192
[texts]Theodori Kerckringii doctoris medici Commentarius in Currum triumphalem antimonii Basilii Valentini : à se Latinitate donatum - Basilius Valentinus
Signatures: *¹² A-P¹²
Keywords: Medicine, Medieval; Antimony; Alchemy
Downloads: 540
[texts]The last vvill and testament of Basil Valentine, monke of the order of St. Bennet : which, being alone, he hid under a table of marble, behind the high-altar of the cathedral church, in the imperial city of Erford : leaving it there to be found by him, whom Gods providence should make worthy of it : to which is added two treatises, the first declaring his manual operations, the second shewing things natural and supernatural - Basilius Valentinus
In 5 parts and 4 addition sections, each with special t.p
Keywords: Alchemy; Medicine
Downloads: 1,233
[texts]Alchemiae Gebri Arabis philosophi solertissimi libri, cum reliquis, ut versa pagella indicabit - Jabir ibn Hayyan
Edited by Chrysogonus Polydorus
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 965
[texts]Pretiosa margarita novella : de thesavro, ac pretiosissimo philosophorvm lapide : artis huius divinae typus & methodus : collectanea ex Arnaldo, Rhaymundo, Rhasi, Alberto, & Michaele Scoto - Lacinio, Giano
Pretiosa margarita novella, the main treatise in this collection, is most often ascribed to Pietro Antonio Boni. See Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 835
[texts]Fasciculus chemicus, or, Chymical collections : expressing the ingress, progress, and egress of the secret Hermetick science, out of the choisest and most famous authors ... : whereunto is added, the Arcanum, or, Grand secret of hermetick philosophy - Dee, Arthur, 1579-1651
By Arthur Dee. Published in Latin at Basle, 1629. Translated into English by Elias Ashmole under the anagram of James Hasolle. See Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 1,383
[texts]Alchimia nova, das ist, Die güldene Kunst selbst, oder, Aller Künsten Mutter : sampt dero heimlichen Secreten, vnzehlichen verborgenen Kindern vnd Früchten ... - Birelli, Giovanni Battista
Colophon: Getruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn bey Niclas Hoffman, in Verlegung der Paltheniorum in Franckfurt, 1603
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 2,533
[texts]Coelvm philosophorvm, sev, De secretis naturae liber - Ulstadius, Philippus
Leaves printed on both sides. Verso of leaf lxiiii is blank
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 609
[texts]Five treatises of the philosophers stone : two of Alphonso, king of Portugall, as it was written with his own hand, and taken out of his closset, translated out of the Portuguez into English : one of John Sawtre, a monke, translated into English : another written by Florianus Raudorff, a German philosopher, and translated out of the same language into English : also, A treatise of the names of the philosophers stone, by William Gratacolle, translated into English : to which is added, The smaragdine table - Pinnell, Henry
Actual publication date 1651; see BM, ESTC
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 987
[texts]The philosophical epitaph of W.C. Esquire, for a memento mori on his tomb-stone ... Also, A brief of the golden calf (the worlds idol) ... - Cooper, William, fl. 1668-1688
In contrast to the 1673 ed., the present ed. includes a 2nd and 3rd pt. to the Catalogue of chymical books, together with an errata list for the 1st pt. (p. [14], last sequence of pagination) and a general t.p. for all 3 pts. The imprint on this general t.p. reads: Collected by Will. Cooper, Bookseller ... London, Printed in the year 1675. See BM
Keywords: Alchemy; Alchemy; Chemistry
Downloads: 741
[texts]Occvlta philosophia : von den verborgenen philosophischen Geheimnussen der heimlichen Goldblumen vnd lapidis philosophorum, was derselbige, vnd wie zu Erlangung dessen zu procediren, aussführlicher Bericht in einem philosophischen Gespräch verfasset : sampt der Schmaragd Taffel, Paraboln, symbolis, vnd 18. sonderbaren Figuren der hochberühmten Philosophen Hermetis Trismegisti vnd F. Basilii Valentini durch welche diese Kunst der philosophischen Goldblumen vollkomlich erkläret an Tag gegeben - Hermes, Trismegistus
T.p. in red and black
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 670
[texts]Dyas chymica tripartita, das ist, Sechs herzliche deutsche philosophische Tractätlein : deren II. von an jtzo noch im Leben, II. von mitlern Alters, und II. von ältern Philosophis beschrieben Worden : nunmehr aber allen Filiis doctrinae zu Nutz an Tag geben, und mit schönen Figuren gezieret - Grasshoff, Johann, d. 1623
Apart from those by Basil Valentine, the texts are German versions of Latin texts published in Musaeum hermeticum (1625); cf. Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 1,170
[texts]The way to bliss : in three books - Ashmole, Elias, 1617-1692
Marginal notes by John Everard; see p. [5]
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 862
[texts]Medicina practica, or, Practical physick : containing the way of curing the more eminent and usual diseases happening to humane bodies ... : whereunto is annexed, 1. The preparation of the praecipiolum of Paracelsus; 2. The key of Helmont and Lully; 3. The opening of Sol and Luna - Salmon, William, 1644-1713
First section of Book 1 contains receipts and advice on treating diseases. The remainder of the work consists of translated alchemical treatises. See Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy; Medicine
Downloads: 1,737
[texts]Musaeum hermeticum, reformatum et amplificatum : omnes sopho-spagyricae artis discipulos fidelissimè erudiens, quo pacto summa illa veraque lapidis philosophici medicina, qua res omnes qualemcunque defectum patientes, instaurantur, inveniri & haberi queat : continens tractatus chimicos XXI. praestantissimos .. - Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650
First published by Luca Jennis (Frankfort, 1625); cf. Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 1,198
[texts]Les dovze clefs de philosophie de frere Basile Valentin ... : traictant de la vraye medecine metalique : plus l'Azoth, ou, Le moyen de faire l'or caché des philosophes : traduction francoise - Basilius Valentinus
A resetting of the 1st French ed. of 1624. Basil Valentine's Douze clefs apparently first appeared as Practica cum XII clavibus in Michael Maier's Tripus aureus (Frankfurt, 1618). His Azoth first appeared as Aureliae occultae philosophorum partes duae in Caillet's Theatrum chemicum, 1613. Cf. Yale, Alchemy
Keywords: Alchemy; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Downloads: 911
[texts]Coelvm philosophorvm, sev, Liber de secretis naturae - Ulstadius, Philippus
First published Strasbourg (Grüninger), 1525
Keywords: Alchemy; Pharmacy; Distillation
Downloads: 462
[texts]The wise-mans crown, or, The glory of the rosie-cross : shewing the wonderful power of nature, with the full discovery of the true coelum terrae, or first matter of metals, and their preparations into incredible medicines or elixirs that cure all diseases in young or old : with the regio lucis, and holy houshold of rosie crucian philosophers - Heydon, John, b. 1629
Vols. 1-2 paged continuously
Keywords: Heydon, John, b. 1629; Rosicrucians; Occultism; Alchemy; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Downloads: 1,032
[texts]Fama fraternitatis, oder, Entdeckung der Brüderschafft des löblichen Ordens dess Rosen Creutzes : beneben der Confession, oder, Bekantnus derselben Fraternitet, an alle Gelehrte und Häupter in Europa geschrieben : auch etlichen Responsionen von Haselmeyern und anderen gelehrten Leuten auff die Famam gestellet - Andreä, Johann Valentin, 1586-1654. Tractatus theologici duo
Attributed to Christian Rosencreutz (i.e. Johann Valentin Andreä); cf. Yale, Alchemy
Keywords: Rosicrucians; Occultism
Downloads: 1,011
[texts]Reconditorium ac reclusorium opulentiae sapientiaeque numinis mundi magni, cui deditur in titulum Chymica vannus .. - Monte-Snyder, Joh. de (Johannes)
"Commentatio de pharmaco catholico ..." (2nd and 3rd sequences of pagination) by Monte-Snyder; cf. Yale, Alchemy
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[texts]Evphrates, or, The waters of the east : being a short discourse of that secret fountain, whose water flows from fire, and carries in it the beams of the sun and moon - Vaughan, Thomas, 1622-1666
Errata, p. 124
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 562
[texts]Histoire de la philosophie hermetique : accompagnée d'un catalogue raisonné des ecrivains de cette science : avec le véritable Philalethe, revû sur les originaux (Volume v. 2) - Lenglet Dufresnoy, Nicolas, 1674-1755
Title vignettes, initials, head-pieces
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 556
[texts]Magna alchymia : dass ist ein Lehr vnd Vnterweisung von den offenbaren vnd verborgenlichen Naturen, Arten vnd Eigenschafften, allerhandt wunderlicher Erdtgewechssen, als Ertzen, Metallen, Mineren, Erdsäfften, Schwefeln, Mercurien, Saltzen vnd Gesteinen ... : jtem Onomasticum vnd Interpretatio oder aussführliche Erklerung, etliche frembde vnd (bey vielen hochgelarten, die der lateinischen und griechischen Sprach erfahren) vnbekante Nomina, Verba, Prouerbia, Dicta, Sylben, Caracter, vnd sonst Reden, deren nicht allein in des theuren Philosophi vnnd Medici Aurelij, Theophrasti Paracelsi von Hohenheim, sondern auch in anderer Authorum Schrifften, hin vnd wider weitleufftig gedacht, welche hie zusammen nach dem Alphabet verzeichnet - Thurneisser zum Thurn, Leonhard, 1530?-1596
Final page blank
Keywords: Alchemy; Chemistry
Downloads: 819
[texts]Monas hieroglyphica Ioannis Dee, Londinensis, ad Maximilianvm, Dei gratia Romanorvm, Bohemiae et Hvngariae regem sapientissimvm - Dee, John, 1527-1608
Pref., dedication, and author's statement on p. 107 bear dates in Jan., 1564, the year of the 1st ed. 3rd ed. appeared in 1591. See Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy; Cabala; Magic
Downloads: 942
[texts]Calendarium naturale magicum perpetuum profundissimam rerum secretissimarum contemplationem totiusque Philosophiæ cognitionem complectens [graphic] - Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650, engraver
Three sheets joined on linen mount
Keywords: Alchemy; Zodiac; Magic
Downloads: 1,038
[texts]The harmony of the world : being a discourse of God, heaven, angels, stars, planets, earth, the miraculous descentions and ascentions of spirits : with the nature and harmony of mans body, the art of preparing Rosie Crucian medicines to cure all diseases : their rules to raise bodies decayed, which are verified by a practical examination of principles in the great world : whereunto is added, the state of the New Jerusalem, grounded upon the knowledge of nature, light of reason, phylosophy and divinity : all fitted to the understanding, use and profit of wisdomes children, and communicated to the sons of art - Heydon, John, b. 1629
Frontispiece is engraved port. of author, signed in the plate: T. Cross Sculpsit. Also, woodcut diagrams, including author's horoscope at p. 98
Keywords: Occultism; Rosicrucians; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Downloads: 1,261
[texts]Des Hn. Bernhardi Grafen von der Marck und Tervis Chymische Schrifften : von dem gebenedeyten Stein der Weisen - Bernard, of Trevisan
Engraved frontispiece has 4 allegorical images
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 590
[texts]Histoire critique de Nicolas Flamel et de Pernelle sa femme : recueillie d'actes anciens qui justifient l'origine & la médiocrité de leur fortune contre les imputations des alchimistes : on y a joint le testament de Pernelle & plusieurs autres pieces intéressantes - Villain, Étienne François, d. 1784
By E.F. Villain; see Hogart
Keywords: Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418; Flamel, Pernelle; Alchemists; Alchemy
Downloads: 604
[texts]The works of the highly experienced and famous chymist, John Rudolph Glauber : containing, great variety of choice secrets in medicine and alchymy in the working of metallick mines, and the separation of metals : also, various cheap and easie ways of making salt-petre, and improving of barren-land, and the fruits of the earth : together with many other things very profitable for all the lovers of art and industry - Glauber, Johann Rudolf, 1604-1670
In three parts
Keywords: Chemistry; Alchemy; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric; Materia medica
Downloads: 1,035
[texts]Herrn Georgii von Welling Opus mago-cabbalisticum et theosophicum : darinnen der Ursprung, Natur, Eigenschaften und Gebrauch des Saltzes, Schwefels und Mercurii in dreyen Theilen beschrieben .. - Welling, Georg von, 1655-1727
"Although the second part of this work had been printed in 1719 and again in 1729, the first edition was first published in 1735 by J. Phil. Helwig of Homburg vor der Höhe. This is a reprint of that first edition"--Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy; Magic; Cabala; Theology
Downloads: 1,183
[texts]Chymische Hochzeit - Rosencreutz, Christian
Colophon, p. 143: Strassburg : Bey Conrad Scher, Im Jahr 1616
Keywords: Rosicrucians; Utopias; Utopias; Alchemy
Downloads: 1,012
[texts]David Beuthers Universal und Particularia : worin die Verwandelung geringer Metalle in Gold und Silber klahr und deutlich gelehret wird : nebst einem Anhange von unvergleichlich curieusen Alchymischen Kupffern, darin die Kunst von Anfang bis zum Ende vorgemahlet ist : und einer Vorrede von Beuthers Person und Schrifften Dr. Joh. Christoph Sprögels .. - Beuther, David
Plate [1] is frontispiece. Plates i-v (folded) are symbolic representations accompanied by verbal explanations. Plate i signed: Fritzsch sculpt. Hamburg
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 482
[texts]A new light of alchymie : taken out of the fountaine of nature, and manuall experience : to which is added a treatise of svlphvr - Sedziwój, Micha, ca. 1556-ca. 1646
First published Prague, 1604. This English translation by John French is the first of any work by Sedziwój
Keywords: Alchemy; Sulfur; Chemistry
Downloads: 803
[texts]Amphitheatrvm sapientiae aeternae : solius verae, christiano-kabalisticvm, divino-magicvm, nec non physico-chymicvm, tertrivnvm, catholicon - Khunrath, Heinrich, 1560-1605
Pref. signed: Erasmus Wolfart
Keywords: Occultism; Cabala; Alchemy
Downloads: 1,292
[texts]Collectanea chymica : a collection of ten several treatises in chymistry : concerning the liquor alkahest, the mercury of philosophers, and other curiosities worthy the perusal - Philalethes, Eirenaeus
Each treatise has special t.p. All are dated 1683 except the last, The tomb of Semiramis, which is dated 1684 like the main t.p. The first treatise also has an added t.p. in Latin, and text in English and Latin on opposite pages
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 990
[texts]Hadriani à Mynsicht aliàs Tribudenii ... Thesaurus et armamentarium medico-chymicum : hoc est, selectissimorum, contra quosvis morbos, pharmacorum conficiendorum secretissima ratio ... : cui in fine adjunctum est Testamentum Hadrianeum de aureo philosophorum lapide ... - Mynsicht, Adrian von, 1603-1638
At head of title: D.O.M.A
Keywords: Alchemy; Materia medica
Downloads: 749
[texts]Le vray et methodique cours de la physique resolutiue, vulgairement dite chymie : representé par figures generales & particulieres : pour connoistre la theotechnie ergocosmique, c'est à dire, l'art de Dieu, en l'ouurage de l'vniuers - Barlet, Annibal
Errata: p. [10] at end
Keywords: Chemistry; Alchemy
Downloads: 616
[texts]Johannis Conradi Barchusen Elementa chemiae, quibius subjuncta est, Confectura lapidis philosophici, imaginibus repraesentata - Barchusen, Johann Conrad, 1666-1723
Previously published: Joannis Conradi Barchusen Pyrosophia ... Lugduni Batavorum : Impensis Cornelii Boutestein, 1698
Keywords: Alchemy; Chemistry; Materia medica
Downloads: 698
[texts]Theosophia revelata, das ist, Alle göttliche Schriften (Volume 5) - Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624
Each pt. has special t.p., as do the 8 Büchlein comprising pt. IX
Keywords: Mysticism; Theology
Downloads: 467
[texts]Remarks upon alchemy and the alchemists : indicating a method of discovering the true nature of hermetic philosophy : and showing that the search after the philosopher's stone had not for its object the discovery of an agent for the transmutation of metals : being also an attempt to rescue from undeserved opprobrium the reputation of a class of extraordinary thinkers in past ages - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870
Library's copy rebound; spine title: Alchemy and the alchemists
Keywords: Alchemy; Alchemists
Downloads: 1,229
[texts]Michaelis Sendivogii Chymische Schrifften : darinnen gar deutlich von dem Ursprung, Bereitung und Vollendung des gebenedeyten Steins der Weisen gehandelt wird - Sedziwój, Micha, ca. 1556-ca. 1646
First published in 1718; cf. Hogart
Keywords: Alchemy
Downloads: 458
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